Dead Ringers: Another highly awaited series for lovers of psychological dramas is finally here, this one a return in the form of a series with a contemporary spin on the events that have transpired. Dead Ringers is based on Twins, a book by Bari Wood and Jack Geasland from 1977. The twin gynaecologists of New York City, Stewart and Cyril Marcus, served as inspiration for the two original works. Despite having successful careers as reproductive specialists, their deaths in 1975 received additional attention around which the narrative is based.
First poster for the series adaption of ‘DEAD RINGERS’, starring Rachel Weisz and Rachel Weisz. pic.twitter.com/jJWNq7Vy3C
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Dead Ringers Release Date
On April 21, 2023, Amazon Video will begin streaming Dead Ringers, a psychological drama based on the film by David Cronenberg. On the premiere day, viewers can watch all six episodes at once. Around 60 minutes goes into each episode. There will be no more seasons of the show airing. No confirmation of a second season has been made as of yet.
Dead Ringers Cast And Main Role
Rachel Weisz performs important dual roles as Drs. Elliot and Beverly Mantle. This is not the actor’s first time playing the lead part in a film. With the exception of Rachel, all of the actors in this video are brand new additions to the cast. Poppy Liu, who will play Greta, Britne Oldford, who will play Genevieve, and Michael Chernus, who will play Tom, are all newcomers to the group. The main cast also includes Jennifer Ehle (Rebecca), Emily Meade (Susan), and Jeremy Shamos (Joseph).
Rachel Weisz’s casting as the show’s main character was announced with the project itself. It was revealed in July of 2021 that Michael Chernus will be a series regular. Poppy Liu and Britne Oldford were added to the roster as series regulars in August 2021, with Jeremy Shamos, Jennifer Ehle, and Emily Meade scheduled for recurring roles.
Dead Ringers Plotline
Synopsis: “A modern take on David Cronenberg’s 1988 thriller starring Jeremy Irons, Dead Ringers will feature Rachel Weisz in the dual lead roles of Elliot and Beverly Mantle, twins who share everything: drugs, lovers, and an unapologetic desire to do whatever it takes—including pushing the boundaries on medical ethics—to challenge antiquated practises and bring women’s health care to the forefront.”
The miniseries will follow in the footsteps of the original film by delving into not just their medical endeavours but also their complicated personal lives, which are entangled with both drugs and love. The drama presented in the series is anticipated to be grim, wicked, and compelling. A must-see for any fan of crime dramas.
Dead Ringers Production And Development
The Dead Ringers TV series, based on the 1988 film by David Cronenberg, received a straight-to-series order from Amazon Prime Video in August 2020, with Annapurna Television producing and Alice Birch serving as showrunner and executive producer. Directors Sean Durkin, Lauren Wolkstein, and Karyn Kusama have all been recruited to helm certain episodes.
Dead Ringers Trailer
The clip, which opens with Blondie’s “Heart of Glass,” depicts a bleak hospital setting staffed by two doctors in red scrubs (like those in the film). The other sister goes over to touch the pregnant sister’s tummy, unmoved by the blood on her face. On February 28th, the preview was released on Amazon Prime Video.